School Caretaker

Caretaker – Independent School

Location: Hammersmith and Fulham
Start Date: ASAP
Timetable: Full Time, Permanent
Salary: £30,000

Our client, a prestigious independent school in Hammersmith and Fulham, are seeking to appoint an experienced and practical Caretaker to join their Premises Team. The successful candidate will be required to drive school minibuses and minibus training will be provided if necessary.

The school is independent and co-educational, providing a rich and diverse curriculum to boys and girls from Reception to Sixth Form. The role would be full time, permanent and the salary would be dependent on experience and suitability.
Role Summary:

Assisting the Premises Manager in ensuring that the school is a well-maintained, safe and secure site for all users. As part of the Premises Team, the Caretaker will fulfil the following roles and responsibilities. The post holder will be responsible for ensuring high standards of site supervision and effective use of resources to enhance the learning environment for students and staff.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Day-to-day security of the school site, including opening and closing the premises, and gate duties as required
  • Ensuring the school complies with all current legislation in relation to site safety and facilities management, including the maintenance of appropriate records e.g. fire safety checks, monthly legionella records, installation and maintenance of equipment for the protection of, and escape from, fire completion of risk assessments as required and corrective actions where necessary
  • Repair and maintenance tasks as required to ensure that the site is kept operational
  • Maintenance of installations and plant for electric and gas supply, heating, domestic hot water etc.
  • Maintenance of the lighting and ventilation of the school’s buildings
  • Maintenance of the school grounds to a high standard; ensure grounds are litter free
  • Ensuring accurate records are kept of all work carried out
  • Ensuring the Premises Manager is informed in a timely manner, of critical safety and security issues
  • Ensuring correct set up of school’s facilities during school’s activities
  • Driving school vehicles to assist activities, including morning and afterschool shuttle service and sport
  • Overseeing out of hours activities as required
  • Carrying out all other reasonable and related tasks that may be delegated by the Premises Manager from time to time

What the school offer:

  • A collaborative environment, at every level
  • Excellent resources;
  • Excellent professional development within the education group and a global network of over 70 schools to learn alongside;
  • At the leading edge of independent school thinking;
  • A culture of excellence;
  • Network of opportunities;
  • Competitive package;
  • School’s pension scheme;

If you possess the relevant skills for this role, then we welcome an application from you. Please send through your CV or call Joseph at Connaught for more information.

Connaught Education – The Independent Schools Specialists

Connaught Education is a trading brand of Connaught Resourcing and operates as an Employment Business and an Employment Agency. We are a committed equal opportunities employer who respect and value cultural diversity. We are committed to supporting the welfare of children and young people. In support of current Safeguarding legislation we will carry out background checks and an Enhanced DBS Disclosure as part of our recruitment and selection procedures.

Job Information

Job Reference: JACFS130623_1686664924
Salary From: £28000
Salary To: £35000
Job Industries: Education and Training
Job Locations: Fulham, London
Job Types: Permanent

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